NC_scoutleaderfired0401_mezzn

Outspoken gay Scout leader removed

Boy Scouts of America removes outspoken gay leader of a Seattle-based troop after he "deliberately injected" his sexuality into Scouting.…
Calling themselves “GM Recall Survivors,” families of victims of a General Motors safety defect in small cars hold photos of their loved ones as they gather on the lawn on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, during a news conference. The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations will look for answers today from GM CEO Mary Barra about a faulty ignition switch and mishandled recall of 2.6 million cars that’s been linked to 13 deaths and dozens of crashes. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

GM hires Feinberg to advise on recall victims

General Motors has hired attorney Kenneth Feinberg to explore ways to compensate victims of accidents connected to defective ignition switches in its small cars.…
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach answers questions from reporters during a news conference about a federal judge's ruling ordering the federal government to help Kansas and Arizona enforce their proof-of-citizenship requirements for new voters, Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Topeka, Kan. Kobach and Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett filed a lawsuit over the issue. (AP Photo/John Hanna)

Feds seek stay of order in voter citizenship case

Federal election officials are asking a federal judge to stay his order that the agency help Kansas and Arizona enforce state laws requiring voters to prove their U.S. citizenship.…
NC_dahmerhouse0401_mezzn

Dahmer Home For Sale

The childhood home of serial killer Jeffery Dahmer is on the market in Bath, Ohio.…
Mary Barra

GM, safety agency face Congress over recalls

Congress will press General Motors' new CEO at a hearing Tuesday about why GM sold cars with an ignition switch that failed to meet its own specifications.…
President Barack Obama, shakes hands with Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia, during a ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, where the president honored the 2013 World Series baseball champion Boston Red Sox. Outfielder Jonny Gomes, sporting an American flag jacket is at right.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Obama welcomes World Series champion Red Sox

President Barack Obama welcomed the World Series champion Red Sox to the White House Tuesday, praising their triumph on the field while hailing them as a symbol of their city's "grit and resilience" in the wake of last year's Boston Marathon bombing.…
NC_turkeyvultures0401_mezzn

Cold Weather Grounds Big Birds

Hundreds of turky vultures are grounded at Pennsylvania's Presque Isle State Park due to unseasonably cold weather.…